In the ancient days in China was divided into 12 time slices "Shicheng" (for every 2 hours), which will certainly be taken into account by the Chinese doctors, since, according to the theory of traditional Chinese medicine, the work of all internal organs intensified in turn is part time.
That is why it is important to maintain health, not only to comply with certain requirements related to changes in climatic seasons -vesna, summer, autumn, winter - but also the law of the twelve
The term "Shicheng" is an ancient unit of measurement of time equal to the 1/12 day.
daily time score were from 11 o'clock in the morning.
And here 12 time segments of the day was given the name 12 earthly branches Cyclic ancient calendar, one of the most common names of which were "Calendar Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches».
Here are their names:
"Zi" (or "Tzu-Chi" for the name of the watch segment, where the "shi" means "time»);
"Chow" (or "chow-shi»);
"Yin" (or "yin-shi»);
"Mao" (or "Mao-shih»);
"Chen" (or "chen-shih»);
"Sy" (or "Ssu-shih»);
"U" (or "in-shi»);
"Wei" (or "wei-shih»);
"Shen" (or "shen-shih»);
"U" (or "Yu-shih»);
"Xu" (or "Xu-Shi»);
"High" (or "hi-shi»).
So, set the appropriate:
Tzu - it is the length of time between 23:00 and 1:00;
Chow - 1: 00-3: 00;
yin - 3: 00-5: 00;
mao - 5: 00-7: 00;
Chen - 7: 00-9: 00;
sy - 9: 00-11: 00;
y - 11: 00-13: 00;
wei - 13: 00-15: 00;
shen - 15: 00-17: 00;
th - 17: 00-19: 00;
Xu - 19: 00- 21:00;
hi - 21: 00-23: 00
Let's get acquainted with the practical recommendations of traditional Chinese medicine how to maintain health in accordance with each of the 12 time slices "Shicheng».
Health promotion in the hours "Tzu-shi" (23: 00-1: 00)
According to the theory of traditional Chinese medicine, quality sleep is to watch "Tzu-Chi" is very important for maintaining health. The clock "Tzu-shek" active meridian of the gallbladder.
At this time the yin energy gradually dissipates and fades away, but is born yang energy - the most powerful productive life force
If we keep the law "Shicheng" and go to bed before 23:00, the yang energy is quickly born and raised, that is to the benefit of our entire body.
This is just like a spring awakening growth sown seeds that burst through the ground and let the shoots.
If we go to 23 hours later, the "yang" is the energy begins to be wasted. And in fact it is - the basis of life
That is why it is so important to go to bed no later than 23 hours.
In fact, if you clarify this recommendation, then bedtime is not necessary at 23:00 - by this time should be longer to fall asleep and stay in deep sleep
If, in order to fall asleep, you will usually need half an hour, then go to bed you should already 22:30.
Here's why ...
The clock "Tzu-shek" active meridian of the gallbladder.
If a person is asleep at this time, the bile is released normally, but the normal functioning of the gallbladder affects all body functions.
On the contrary, if you are used to stay up late and work late, the bile is poorly marked, thickens, leading to the formation of health problems.
It is only in the normal secretion of bile spleen and stomach function normally.
Go to bed before "Tzu-Chi" - is the best way of improvement of the gallbladder, and quality sleep - the most important tonic for the health
Health promotion in the hours "chou-shi" (1: 00-3: 00)